General view of the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery, a cargo ship used during the World War II war effort, was anchored in Sheerness, Kent, when it grounded and broke up in 1944. For almost 70 ... more 
General view of the wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery, a cargo ship used during the World War II war effort, was anchored in Sheerness, Kent, when it grounded and broke up in 1944. For almost 70 years it has rested on a sandbank with 1,400 tonnes of explosives on board, monitored 24-hours a day by port authorities and protected by a 500m (1640ft) exclusion zone. less 
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